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Whiteside Biographies 1877 > Job Dodge


Source: History of Whiteside County, Illinois, edited by Charles Bent, Morrison, IL  1877
Transcribed by: Denise McLoughlin, Tampico Area Historical Society
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JOB DODGE was born in Montpelier, Vermont, in 1819, and came to Portland in 1838. He first engaged in mercantile business and port packing, in Portland and Prophetstown, and continued in that line until 1848, whenhe became a plow manufacturer at Peru, Illinois, which business he has followed to the present time. His residence is at Philadelphia. He had only one child, Virgina, who died in childhood. He was married in 1841 to Miss Mary E. WARNER.

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